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  • Sharon selectmen may hire search firm
    Sharon Advocate - Wicked Local, December 11 2013
    The chair of Sharon's town administrator search committee recommended that the town hire UMass Boston's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management to aid in the search.
  • The Chicken or the Egghead?
    Inside Higher Ed, December 11 2013
    Assistant Professor of American Studies Aaron Lecklider's book, Inventing the Egghead: The Battle Over Brainpower in American Culture, is reviewed by Inside Higher Ed.
  • Clark posts lopsided victory in special election
    The Boston Globe, December 10 2013
    Katherine Clark will become the fifth woman to represent the state in the US House. Ann Bookman, director of the Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy at UMass Boston, says we're seeing a "gradual and, unfortunately, fairly slow trend toward increasing the numbers of women in Congress."
  • Commitments • Signings • Transfers
    Volleyball Magazine, December 10 2013 Purdue. In October, Shannon Thompson, a former middle hitter at UMass Boston, signed a pro contract with VC Tirol, a volleyball club in Innsbruck,
  • Zach Andrews Picks Up Second Straight ECAC East Goalie of the Week Award, December 10 2013
    ...Monday night. Andrews recorded 46 saves on 49 shots over the weekend to lead UMass Boston to a 2-0 road-trip against a pair of ECAC East foes.
  • Walsh to hear citizens’ demands
    Boston Herald (AP), December 10 2013
    Mayor-elect Marty Walsh's planned town hall meeting in Roxbury this weekend is "pure democracy," says retired political science professor Richard Slavet, but Walsh is "exposing himself to a lot of problems."
  • UMass Boston’s Olivia Murphy Named NEWBA and LEC Player of the Week, December 09 2013
    UMass Boston's Olivia Murphy Named NEWBA and LEC Player of the Week NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. Sophomore Olivia Murphy (Canton,
  • Selectmen to interview Carver town administrator finalists Tuesday
    Wicked Local Carver, December 09 2013
    The town of Carver is nearly ready to choose a new town administrator after working closely with UMass Boston's Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management on the search.
  • Weathering the storm: Our genes may help determine how we respond to disaster
    Phys.Org, December 09 2013
    ...General Hospital, The Broad Institute, Columbia University, and University of Massachusetts Boston has found a link between a variant in the...
  • To ex-UMass chief, meeting Mandela was a life highlight, December 08 2013
    Jack Wilson, the former president of the UMass system, recalls his trip to Johannesburg, South Africa, to present a honorary degree to Nelson Mandela in 2006. Moakley Distinguished Professor of Peace and Reconciliation Padraig O’Malley's work is also highlighted.
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